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'As a teacher, I have used pencil grips, training scissors and easy grip rulers, yet there was no cutlery out there that works this way.' Kathryn created prototypes using clay to mould handles that were easy to hold and ensured the cutlery was the right way round.
Once the design was perfected, she and Chris sourced manufacturers and set about gauging interest through crowdfunding so they could confidently bring the cutlery to market.
Referring to the show, Chris said: 'The fact we were together was very reassuring, we both wobbled a bit at times.'When we walked into that set I was absolutely petrified.
I really was, I was taking deep breaths, and if I was by myself I think I would have felt a bit different.'Since then they have been working with their Dragon developing different parts of the business.
Chris joined the army in 2006 was deployed to Afghanistan with the Grenadier Guards as a reservist for a six month tour, going out on patrol, clearing Taliban compounds and maintaining coalition outposts.
It was just before he was due to head out on his final mission he called Kathryn, saying he wanted to get their lives back on track and get back together.
Despite already being available to buy, the couple hoped their Dragons' Den pitch for investment could take the company into the big league.
Lunchtime quickly became the most stressful hour in the day!
A pair of childhood sweethearts who were reunited after a painful split have gone into business together and secured a £50,000 investment on Dragons' Den.
Chris and Kathryn Baldrey-Chourio parted ways after striking up a teenage romance but eventually got back together and became business partners after Chris, a soldier, called her just before embarking on his final mission in Afghanistan.
It's comparable to learning to ride a bike.'They realise they've learnt something they have seen other people do and haven't quite got it themselves.
'A lot of what we've been doing do is about looking at what we can do to make life easier for kids.'They received a call back straight away a from the BBC show, after sending in the application on a whim.
'I just felt that my life was suddenly put into perspective and I felt that I needed to change certain things when I got home.' The couple are now parents to Freddie, six and Jess, 15.